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Grade II listed luxury in London.

Set in a charming Victorian garden square, Best Western Burns Hotel is ideally placed close to many of the renowned attractions in the city. Absorb a little culture at the nearby museums or relax in peaceful Kensington Gardens or Hyde Park, which are all within walking distance. The designer heaven of Kensington High Street and Knightsbridge are a short hop on the tube too, so you can shop 'till you drop. For those on business Olympia Exhibition Centre is also just a short walk away.

Recharge your batteries in one of the many great restaurants surrounding the hotel, where cuisines from all around the world are represented.

See Londons best bits from a more relaxed location away from the bright lights of the capitals busy centre.

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18-26 Barkston Gardens

For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6212*


No restaurant in hotel. Room service meals available.
Bars, Free WIFI, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Breakfast Room

Continental buffet breakfast & English breakfast cooked to order.


Ellen Terry Bar & Patio

Open to residents in the evenings, the Ellen Terry Bar is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a busy day. The wood panelled bar offers a cosy haven of hospitality, and is named after Dame Ellen Terry. As one of the leading ladies of the Victorian stage, she lived in the building from 1847 to 1928. On sunny days our walled patio garden will brighten up your day even more, while you enjoy your drinks and light bites "al fresco".

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type SW5 0EN

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Nearest motorway: M4, J1, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Victoria, 5.00 miles
Nearest tube station: Earl's Court, 3.00 mins
Nearest airport: London Heathrow, 18.00 miles

18-26 Barkston Gardens

What's nearby?


  • Chelsea FC (1 miles)

  • Fulham FC (2 miles)

  • QPR (3 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Earls Court Exhibition Center (0.5 miles)

  • Olympia Exhibition Center (0.5 miles)

  • Royal Albert Hall (1 miles)

  • Notting Hill Portobello Market (1 miles)

  • Cromwell Hospital (0.2 miles)


  • Westfield Shopping Mall (2.5 miles)

  • Oxford Street (3 miles)

  • Kings Road (1 miles)

  • Harrods Knightsbridge (1 miles)

  • Harvey Nicholls Knightsbridge (1 miles)

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Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Great Location

19/10/2016 Jennifer C,

I recently stayed here for 12 nights. It is very close to Earl's Court station, the bus and there are plenty of shops and restaurants in the area. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Bathr... more

Owner Response
Connie F, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Burns Hotel Kensington, responded to this review
We are so pleased to hear you had such a great stay with us. Thank you for selecting the Best Western Burns Hotel and taking the time to review the hotel. We look forward to your next stay. Best wishes, Manu

The only good thing is the staff they are fantastic.

15/10/2016 happyexplorer519, Canberra, Australia

Well to start the single bed is small and is cramped in between the wall and desk, I'm 5'7"and my feet are squeezed between the desk, their is admittedly a little on the side so you can hang your fee... more


Good location

12/10/2016 Jane T, Ely, United Kingdom

Stayed at this hotel for a shopping break. The hotel is in a good location close to tube at Earl's Court where there are plenty of places to eat and drink. Staff are really friendly breakfast was ok. ... more


Great location

10/10/2016 Victor Graeme W, Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico

Hotel is very close to tube station which has direct line to airport using a lift to go down = no stairs . Rooms are small but barthrooms are newly renivated . Breakfasd is very good . Staff very hel... more


A mouse at my room

08/10/2016 Angel T,

There is an very old hotel, cold and the bathroom was very ugly and uncomfortable and the worst A MOUSE AT MY ROOM, the only good thing was the personal. The wi fi at the basement was terrible and ver... more